Apr 10 2019

March Madness Engages Johns Island Students

By Gregg Bragg, The Island Connection Sr. Staff Writer The Kiawah Island Photography Club has been reaching out to Johns Island schools for the past 7 years. They’ve had more luck some years than others, as different administrations were more/less receptive to the group taking pictures of their students. Club members took pictures of the …

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Apr 10 2019

Fan Favorite Keys Takes The 2019 Volvo Car Open Trophy

By Jennifer Tuohy, Island Connection Contributing Editor The 2019 Volvo Car Open had a truly local flavor this year. From plenty of Daniel Island-brewed craft-beer on hand, to the not-one-but-two local girls competing in the field of world-class tennis players, plus a brand new local owner in Ben Navarro, the event did Charleston proud. Despite …

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Apr 09 2019

Seabrook Island Town Council Meeting: March 26, 2019

By Gregg Bragg, The Island Connection Sr. Staff Writer The sound of small talk peppered Seabrook Council Chambers while a slate of public hearings passed without comment on March 26. Seabrook Island Town Council correctly anticipated the amount of feedback to expect on the transfer of several parcels to Seabrook’s Greenspace Conservancy. Ordinances 2019-01, 02, …

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Apr 05 2019

Seabrook Island Natural History Guild April 2019 Thursday Evening Program

By Norman Powers for The Island Connection Recent developments at one of Charleston’s oldest and bestpreserved plantation homes will be the focus of April’s Evening Program at the Lake House on Thursday evening, April 11 at 7:30 p.m., in a presentation by Dr. Carter C. Hudgins, the president and CEO of The Drayton Hall Preservation …

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Apr 05 2019

Chip In To Give A Hand Up To Vets

By Rich O’Brien for The Island Connection The 4th Annual Hardee’s Chip in for Veterans Charity Classic will be held on May 8 at Briar’s Creek and May 9 at Wescott Golf Club. The event will help raise money to support the important work of PGA HOPE Charleston and the Lowcountry Chapter of Stand Up …

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Apr 04 2019

Lowcountry Art And Artisan Showcase

By Emily Jenkins for The Island Connection Photos courtesy of Jack Kotz and Barbara Clawson Local artists, crafters and creators will exhibit their wares on Kiawah Island this April at the Lowcountry Art and Artisan Showcase.  This semiannual event, which is hosted by the Kiawah Island Community Association (KICA), takes places at The Sandcastle on …

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Apr 04 2019

Seabrook Island’s Crooked Oaks Hosts Respite Care Charleston

By Sara Perry for The Island Connection On April 29, Respite Care Charleston (RCC) will host its annual MORE.GOOD.DAYS. Golf Tournament at The Seabrook Island Club’s Crooked Oaks course. Proceeds from the event will benefit RCC, a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization which has provided support and services to Charleston families living with Alzheimer’s disease and related …

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Apr 04 2019

Charleston Collegiate Auction Breaks Record

By Jordan Allison for The Island Connection Charleston Collegiate School’s 22nd annual auction has set a school record by raising $302,000 on the evening of March 9. The 22nd annual Charleston Collegiate auction, which has evolved from an event of fewer than 50 guests in the school gymnasium to an event of 340 guests at …

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Apr 04 2019

Bohicket Marina Hosts Art Walk

By Tina Mayland for The Island Connection Some of the area’s leading artists will be participating in the Sea Islands Chamber of Commerce’s 8th Annual Art Walk at Bohicket Marina. This year’s line-up includes the following local artists: Kellie Jacobs, Susan Colwell, Bob LeFevre, Tina Mayland, Sandra Roper, Colleen Wiessmann, and Lisa Willits. Each of …

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Apr 04 2019

Letter To The Editor: Modern Day Tumbleweed

Do you remember watching old western movies? There is always a scene when the guys have a showdown. The streets clear and the two gunslingers pace off. In that moment before they draw, a tumbleweed or two blows through the streets. Sadly, one or both of these gunslingers is about to meet their fate. What’s …

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